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Sensation of Financialization Sun, 02 Jun, 2019

Over recent decades, the scope, size, concentration, power and even the purpose and role of finance have changed so significantly that a new term, financialization, was coined to name this phenomenon. 
Google blocks Huawei phones from Android updates after Trump blacklisting

Google blocks Huawei phones from Android updates after Trump blacklisting Mon, 20 May, 2019

US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones, said it was beginning to cut ties with China's Huawei, which Washington considers a national security threat.
Iran says US sanctions 'unacceptable' amid Gulf tensions

Iran says US sanctions 'unacceptable' amid Gulf tensions Thu, 16 May, 2019

 Iran's foreign minister on Thursday said sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are "unacceptable" but that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid rising tensions.
Saudi shuts major oil pipeline after Huthi drone attacks

Saudi shuts major oil pipeline after Huthi drone attacks Tue, 14 May, 2019

Drone attacks claimed by Iran-aligned Yemen rebels shut down one of Saudi Arabia's major oil pipelines, further ratcheting up Gulf tensions after the mysterious sabotage of several tankers.
Saudi oil tankers hit by 'sabotage attacks' as Gulf tensions soar

Saudi oil tankers hit by 'sabotage attacks' as Gulf tensions soar Mon, 13 May, 2019

 Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were damaged in mysterious "sabotage attacks" in the Gulf as tensions soared in a region already shaken by a standoff between the United States and Iran.
EU heads put climate, democracy and jobs at heart of future course

EU heads put climate, democracy and jobs at heart of future course Thu, 09 May, 2019

Fighting climate change, safeguarding the rule of law and finding a modern model for growth must be at the heart of the European Union, the bloc's leaders agreed in Thursday talks meant to show unity despite the damage from Brexit.
Greek prime minister promises bailout relief before polls

Greek prime minister promises bailout relief before polls Tue, 07 May, 2019

Greece's left-wing prime minister  promised crisis-weary voters a series of tax-relief measures before upcoming elections, after outperforming budget targets set by bailout creditors.
Sudan faces fuel crisis and worsening cash crunch

Sudan faces fuel crisis and worsening cash crunch Sat, 04 May, 2019

Sudan is facing a pre-Ramadan fuel crisis and a worsening cash crunch less than a month after president Omar al-Bashir was ousted following protests sparked by bread and fuel shortages.
Clashes in Paris as tens of thousands mark May Day

Clashes in Paris as tens of thousands mark May Day Wed, 01 May, 2019

Paris riot police fired teargas as they squared off against hardline demonstrators among tens of thousands of May Day protesters, who flooded parts of the city Wednesday in a test for France's zero-tolerance policy on street violence.
Singapore, Malaysia reach deal to end months-long airspace dispute

Singapore, Malaysia reach deal to end months-long airspace dispute Sat, 06 Apr, 2019

Singapore and Malaysia reached an agreement to end their months-long airspace dispute, the transport ministers of the two neighboring countries said in a joint statement.
Libya in focus at G7 foreign ministers meeting, minus Pompeo

Libya in focus at G7 foreign ministers meeting, minus Pompeo Fri, 05 Apr, 2019

 Foreign ministers from the G7 group of nations will discuss the threat of a resurgence in Libya's civil war at a meeting in western France, as world powers scrambled to defuse a dangerous escalation in the oil producer's power struggle.
Argentine unions, workers stage rainy pushback against austerity measures

Argentine unions, workers stage rainy pushback against austerity measures Thu, 04 Apr, 2019

Argentine unions, small business owners and activists took to the rain-drenched streets of Buenos Aires  to protest against austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri, which they blame for amplifying worker hardships and sapping growth.
Singapore, Australia, China, Indonesia ground Boeing's 737 MAX 8 as concerns mount

Singapore, Australia, China, Indonesia ground Boeing's 737 MAX 8 as concerns mount Tue, 12 Mar, 2019

Singapore and Australia suspended operations of all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in and out of their airports on Tuesday, and Indonesia and China grounded their fleets of the U.S. planemaker' s latest model after it suffered a second fatal crash in less than five months.

Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes, killing 157

Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes, killing 157 Sun, 10 Mar, 2019

 An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, the airline said, and there were no survivors, according to the state broadcaster.
Hundreds of travellers stranded in Nairobi airport strike

Hundreds of travellers stranded in Nairobi airport strike Wed, 06 Mar, 2019

Hundreds of travellers were stranded at Nairobi's international airport Wednesday as riot police deployed and teargas was fired to disperse striking workers.
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